Portland Book Festival Begins Today Online!

This year's Portland Book Festival will be a bit different: it's mostly free, it's two weeks long, and it's online!

November 5, 2020

Geek Links: Find More ‘Animal Crossing’ Goodness at Play Nintendo

If you're in the market for some more 'Animal Crossing'-centric entertainment, Nintendo of America's Play Nintendo hub has just rolled…

May 29, 2020

CoComelon Delivers Preschool Entertainment at Home

While parents are having meetings on Zoom and students are learning how to learn remotely, CoComelon gives preschoolers their own…

April 2, 2020

Internet Classics: Eric Conveys an Emotion

Back in the late '90s, when no websites had video and many had no pictures, it took far less to…

February 14, 2020

‘Pokémon Home’ Launches Next Month

February 2020 will see the release of 'Pokémon Home,' a new cloud service that will support the storage and migration…

January 28, 2020

Online Kids Need a Guard Dog With a Big Bark

Bark monitors children’s online communication and social media platforms for serious issues. A special Bark team has published a story…

December 22, 2019

Gadget Bits: Firewalla Blue is a Smart Home Security, Parental Controls, Personal VPN and More in a Box

The smarter your home, the more ways there are into your network. Firewalla Blue is a network device that will…

August 12, 2019

Plan for the Future: Geek Parents Register Their Kids’ Names as Domains (Giveaway)

We're giving away coupon codes for 10 free .com domain name registrations so you can make sure your kids are…

April 28, 2019

Tech Springs Ahead in {Device Diary} Vol. 15

The { DeviceDiary } is our place to share some of the devices and accessories that rank high in the…

March 31, 2019

Pinna Provides Ad-Free, Curated Audio Content for Kids

Curated, kid-safe audio content for kids though a dedicated app. Pinna streams ad-free podcasts, audiobooks and music for kids between…

January 31, 2019

Why You Should Never Use the Same Password on Multiple Sites

It seems like not a month goes by where you don't hear about another huge data breach from a major…

December 6, 2018

My Cloud Home: The Easy Answer to Family File Sharing

My Cloud Home from Western Digital creates a personal and private file cloud for you and your family.

November 29, 2018

Things You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Buy Online

You probably never thought that you would get the most comfortable glasses you’ve ever worn from an online store? Topology…

November 8, 2018

Send a Random Pig With Age Hams

A sixth-grade student created an absurd business proposal for his school's entrepreneurship club's contest; when he won, Owen Shakelton and…

October 16, 2018

Explore Computer Science Algorithms With Brilliant

Learn to manipulate code and calculate solutions to real-world problems with Brilliant's Computer Science Algorithms course.

July 30, 2018

Brilliant Teaches Special Relativity

In Brilliant's Special Relativity course, you'll explore Einstein's theory through 16 quizzes, more than 250 guided problems, and lots of…

July 23, 2018

Geek Links: Learn Morse Code With Google Typing Trainer

Google says they can teach you Morse code in an hour. Guess what? They can! Courtesy: Bryan on Scouting

July 21, 2018

Unlock the Wonders of the Cosmos With Brilliant’s Astronomy

With tons of helpful animation and straightforward instruction, this Astrology course helps broaden your understanding of the universe around us…

July 16, 2018

Explore Physics of the Everyday at Brilliant

In this course, you'll learn to think like a physicist using only a few powerful principles.

July 9, 2018

Brilliant Teaches Outside the Box Geometry

Begin your beautiful exploration of Outside the Box Geometry for free from our sponsors at Brilliant.

July 2, 2018

Brilliant Teaches Algebra Through Puzzles

This week, we're exploring Brilliant's Algebra Through Puzzles course---covering equations, ratios, sequences, exponents, and more---with a special focus on understanding…

June 25, 2018

Experience the Joy of Problem Solving With Brilliant

Head over to Brilliant now to become a better problem-solver. It's free to start and a great way to model…

June 18, 2018

Geek Links: Apple’s New Website Dedicated to Families

Let's learn more about Apple's new "Families" website. Courtesy:

March 18, 2018

Reach Your Retirement Goals With a GuidedChoice Managed IRA

[Sponsored] Whether you're signing up for your first individual retirement account or rolling over an existing IRA, GuidedChoice has a…

March 8, 2018

Stack Overflow: Spotlight on ‘Gnomon’ by Nick Harkaway

Usually my Stack Overflow columns are about a pile of books on a particular topic, so it's a little unconventional…

February 12, 2018

High Tech Treats in { Device Diary } Vol. 12

The { DeviceDiary } is our place to share some of the devices and accessories that rank high in the…

December 22, 2017

Facebook Messenger Kids Teaches Safe Social Media

Facebook technology and parents' supervision make Messenger Kids a solution for teaching social media skills and safety.

December 8, 2017

If You Blink, You Won’t Miss a Thing

The Blink security camera family has grown again, and it is becoming a powerhouse security system… all without wires.

October 28, 2017

Using a VPN Service for Your Whole Family

A VPN service is not for everybody, but I wanted to at least share what I am doing with my…

October 6, 2017

Kids Love ‘Minecraft?’ Try the Afterschool Code and Play Labs at Connected Camps!

If you're kids are into 'Minecraft,' the afterschool program at Connected Camps will teach them coding, game building, and more,…

September 18, 2017

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